yep, gesine is a great resource for lots of things.

one thing i learned when i was TRYING to do an up-to-date database of
national low-cost spay/neuter programs is that they change literally from
week to week, often as funding becomes available. so keep checking with the
places near you--and call the shelters and ask about new programs--we had a
local grant here that no one even KNEW about..... and as silly as this
sounds, there's a shelter somewhere in the southern states that funds its
entire spay/neuter program with bottle returns. ask your family, your
friends, your neighors to just let you take back their bottles to fund
taking care of the colony...... it adds up really fast--find people like me
who will literally GIVE AWAY my bottles to avoid having to have them clutter
up my house..... i don't have a car, so it's worth it to me to pay someone,
essentially, 10 cents each to get rid of them!

make up a sign and stick in on a big container: cans for the cats.... it's
so simple and it has worked before......



On Fri, Jul 25, 2008 at 12:46 PM, Sharon Harden <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>wrote:

> Thanx Diane,
>
>  I am corresponding with Gesine. Have gotten some great info from this
> group.
>
>
>
> I had taken Trix and Tink to SPCA (only because i am not working yet)  for
> spay and neuter and have since found out that they dont test for Felv.They
> had Rabies and Fiv shots there, but me not being knowlegable, I thought Fiv
> shot was for felv. I am now trying to learn and asking many more questions.
> Trix and Tink were found in field not of the same mother, so now I am
> thinking Trix might already have been positive.
>
>
>
> Warm regards, Sharon
>
>
>
>
>
> --- On *Fri, 7/25/08, Rosenfeldt, Diane <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>* wrote:
>
> From: Rosenfeldt, Diane <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] (no subject)
> To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org
> Date: Friday, July 25, 2008, 8:58 AM
>
>
>  Unfortunately, not all vets are current on the latest thinking on such
> "death sentence" diseases as FeLV and FIV.  It's so important to find one
> who is knowledgeable and willing to work with a kitty through its various
> issues.  There are many knowledgeable and supportive vets out there, and
> often the ones who are not knowledgeable welcome any info you can give them,
> so don't be discouraged.  If this vet persists in her "he must be suffering"
> viewpoint it might be good to shop around.
>
> Good luck with "your" ferals.  In case you haven't come across it,
> [EMAIL PROTECTED] is a wonderful resource.  Some of the members
> can be a little hard-line about some things, but the files section of the
> web page is a treasure trove of good info on trapping, vetting and other
> aspects of feral caretaking.  Many of them are working with little or no
> money themselves.  The co-listmom, Gesine, gives great down-to-earth advice.
>
> Diane R.
>
>  ------------------------------
> *From:* [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:
> [EMAIL PROTECTED] *On Behalf Of *Sharon Harden
> *Sent:* Friday, July 25, 2008 10:40 AM
> *To:* felvtalk@felineleukemia.org
> *Subject:* Re: [Felvtalk] (no subject)
>
>    Thanx Tonya,
>
>
>
> I have been on the internet to many sites that have been very informative
> and am going to try to find help with the colony around my home.
>
> This was a new vet I went to and am now going to ask more questions. Being
> new to felv i didnt know much. I took her word that he was suffering and
> would only get worse.
>
>
>
> It's a little hard for me at this time because i lost my job so finances
> are low. But I am trying to find help so this doesnt happen again.
>
>
>
> The feralcat group at yahoo has been very helpful about tnr if i can find a
> vet who will help me, since i am not working and have the time to do it.
>
>
>
> Again Thanx so much for your support.
>
>
>
> Sharon
>
>
>
> --- On *Fri, 7/25/08, catatonya <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>* wrote:
>
> From: catatonya <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] (no subject)
> To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org
> Date: Friday, July 25, 2008, 8:22 AM
>
>  Be sure to really check around.  My sister is in North Carolina and they
> have TNR program that cost only like 15 dollars per spay and neuter.  Good
> luck.
> t
>
> *Sharon Harde*
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